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Chad Kennedy

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Lecturer
Faculty, POLY Campus, Mailcode 2880
Lecturer
Faculty, POLY Campus, Mailcode 2880
Biography: 

Chad Kennedy’s experience spans entrepreneurship, engineering research, project management and advanced technology application in industry. His expertise stems from spending the last 22+ years working in the field of engineering. His early career began working in various engineering design, testing and astronaut training capacities at NASA Johnson Space Center. After, Kennedy joined the start-up, VI Technology Inc., an automation and testing systems firm, and helped establish the Silicon Valley office and operations. VI Technology was later acquired by Aeroflex, Inc. Kennedy was the co-founder and CEO of the start-up company, Restorative Biosciences Inc., an early stage company that focused on developing anti-fouling, anti-inflammatory coatings and therapeutics for ophthalmic applications.

Kennedy is currently a lecturer in the technology entrepreneurship and management (TEM) program in the Polytechnic School, one of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University and former national chair andpProfessor of biomedical engineering technology at DeVry University. Kennedy sat on national Association for Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) educational committee and the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) Academic Council. Kennedy holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in addition to master’s and doctorate degrees in Bioengineering from Arizona State University.

Outside of academics, Kennedy mentors and consults with many technology start-up companies such as (Invoytech, Picmonics, Quantified Logic LLC, Perioendoscopy LLC, etc.).

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Bioengineering, Arizona State University
  • Master’s degree. Bioengineering, Arizona State University
  • Bachelor’s degree. Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas-Austin
Research Interests: 
  • Technology and Engineering based Entrepreneurship
  • Lean Based Design and Development
  • Creativity and Innovation Development and Intersections with Worldview, Neuroscience, and Mindset
  • Medical Device Entrepreneurship
  • Complex Adaptive Systems Approach to Engineering Education
  • Complexity Science, Computation and Engineering Discoveries and their Philosophical Implications
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 470Enterprise Planning & Implemen
OMT 570Advanced Project Management
TMC 584Internship
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
TEM 250Design Methodology
TMC 410Enterprise Operations
TEM 431Innovation Management
TEM 531Disruptive Innov & Tech Evol
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
TEM 230Creativity/Business Innovation
TEM 250Design Methodology
TMC 410Enterprise Operations
TEM 493Honors Thesis
TMC 593Applied Project
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
TEM 250Design Methodology
TEM 494Special Topics
TEM 598Special Topics
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
TEM 230Creativity/Business Innovation
TEM 250Design Methodology
TMC 410Enterprise Operations
TMC 593Applied Project
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 584Internship
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TEM 230Creativity/Business Innovation
TMC 410Enterprise Operations
TMC 470Enterprise Planning & Implemen
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 470Enterprise Planning & Implemen
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TEM 250Design Methodology
TEM 431Innovation Management
TMC 470Enterprise Planning & Implemen
TMC 480Senior Project
TEM 531Disruptive Innov & Tech Evol
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TEM 230Creativity/Business innovation
TMC 470Enterprise Planning & Implemen
TMC 480Senior Project
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 470Enterprise Planning & Implemen
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TEM 250Design Methodology
TMC 470Enterprise Planning & Implemen
TMC 480Senior Project
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 470Enterprise Planning & Implemen
TMC 480Senior Project
Professional Associations: 

Member ASEE BMES Former Member AIMBE Former Education Board Member for Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) IEEE ASME

Consulting: 

Consulting Clients:

  • Law Firms for accident recreations
  • Perioendoscopy, LLC.
  • Invoytech, LLC.
  • National Rural Health Resource Center- Rural Health Innovations

 

Board: 
  • Former AZBio Board Member and Co-chair of Workforce Development
  • Former PerioEndoscopy, LLC. Board Member
  • Former AAMI Curriculum Committee Board Member
Industry Positions: 
  • Chief Technology Officer, PerioEndoscopy, LLC dba OraVu, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Founder and CEO, Restorative Biosciences, Inc., Chandler, AZ
  • Design and Development Integration Engineer for VI Technology, Inc. (Acquired by Aeroflex), Sunnyvale, CA.
  • Design Engineer/Test Engineer for NASA Johnsons Space Center, Houston, TX.
Pro Bono: 

Mentor/ Advisor for many ASU student lead start-ups and companies via Venture Devils and externally.